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>> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with matt o'donnell, tamala edwards, karen rogers and meteorologist, david murphy. >> ♪ >> good morning. it's four i'm 30 on wednesday october 4th. >> fbi agents speak to the girlfriend of the las vegas gunman they try to figure out why he opened fire on a concert crowd. >> a father is charged with murder after a crash in bucks county that killed his two-year-old son. >> a school district in new jersey is closed today for air quality testing. >> all right. dave murphy is off this morning. let's head on over to karen rogers to take a look at your accuweather and matt pelman has your traffic. good morning. >> good morning. and the moon is striking out there this morning. >> beautiful out there this morning.
if you want to get up now and head out and why not. we'll see lots of sunshine today. we're looking live right now on sky6's satellite and radar and we can see that we've got clear conditions, kind of a bubble of high pressure protecting us. we have a front that's out there to the west that's near chicago right now. not impacting us today so ahead of it we're going to really start on the mild side. even more so than we have the past couple days. we've been in the mid 70's and we're going up from there. it's currently 58 degrees in philadelphia. it's only 49 in allentown, 49 in lancaster. temperatures overall just a couple degrees warmer than yesterday morning in some spots. not quite as cold. 45 in millville. 46 in atlantic city. let's look at this day ahead. we're going to start off with a little bit of patchy fog in areas especially north and west of the city. at 7:00 a.m., the low 50's but you see how by lunchtime we're in the low 70's already. it's another day with that beautiful sunshine, nice and warm, the humidity not impacting us just yet. at 3 o'clock, 76. your high today is 78 degrees
at 5 o'clock we'll still be in the upper 70's even at 7 o'clock tonight sitting at 70 degrees. if you're headed to the bus stop what you can expect, mainly clear conditions, cool not as chilly as yesterday. some spots in the lehigh valley were in the upper 30's. temperatures ranging from the 40's to the 50's for the bus stop. let's check the visibility reports because we are looking at on it eight of a mile -- .8 of a mile 10-mile at philadelphia international airport. you can sao he in between -- see in between the reporting sites. today it feels comfortable but you see the humidity levels. you'll feel it by tomorrow and certainly by saturday and sunday. the temperatures are going up, the humidity as well. is this really fall, matt pelman i ask you? >> certainly doesn't feel like it but, you know, a little
late summer surprise early fall surprise. good morning to you, karen. good morning, everybody. we're watching some construction cones out and about in several spots this morning. one of those spots being the schuylkill expressway westbound side as advertised, the westbound lanes were blocked at 30th street overnight. they're blocked no longer. they're in the process of quicking these cones up. it's gotten very dark very quickly. on the westbound side of 76 headed towards the vine street expressway. down around gulph mills overnight construction has already cleared so that is good news and there was no overnight construction here in center city on the vine street expressway. all lanes opened in both directions so no need to worry about that. we had overnight work though that's closing montgomery avenue both directions, that's 320, until 5 o'clock this morning. county line road a possible alternate. one last live look, it's 422, a little westbound work at 23. one lane gets by so no big delays so far on this wednesday morning, tam.
>> okay, thank you, matt. well, here we are days after the mass shooting shootins vegas and authorities are still trying to figure out why stephen paddock opened fire. paddock's girlfriend marilou danley flew into los angeles from the philippines last night after she was named a person of interest. she was greeted by fbi agents eager to find out what she knows. police have released dramatic body cam footage from the shooting. it shows officers trying to figure out where the shots are coming from. among the 59 people killed we know is a central pennsylvania man we told you about yesterday. bill wolfe jr. was in las vegas celebrating his 20th anniversary from his wife. she is unharmed. would have was a little league coach a wrestling coach and a father and among the ones who was lost. marci gonzalez is live with the latest. >> reporter: police say they expect to get much more information on what led up to all of this in the next 48
hours. especially now that the gunman's girlfriend they've been waiting to question is back in the u.s. this plane landing in los angeles overnight from the philippines, on board gunman stephen paddock's girlfriend marilou danley now a person of interest in sunday night's mass murder at this country music festival in las vegas. >> hey, they're shooting right at us, guys. everybody stay down, stay down. [gunfire] >> reporter: the spray of bullet lasting for as many as 11 minutes. the newly released body cam video showing brave police officers rushing people to safety. >> this way, this way. >> reporter: now our first look at some of the 23 guns including an ar-15 outfitted with a scope paddock fired from his 32nd hotel room. people found he had taken his own life. investigators revealing paddock set up two cameras in the hallway, another in his room. >> so that the suspect could
watch as law enforcement or security approached his room. >> reporter: police now hoping danley can help shed light on the planning and motive for the massacre that left 58 people dead 5:30 others injured. >> i don't know, it still hasn't like fully hit me. not fully. >> reporter: president trump traveling here today meeting with some of the survivors and their families. and he also plans to personally thank some of the medical professionals first responders and heroic civilians who risked their own lives to save others. live in las vegas marci gonzalez channel6 "action news." >> people gathered in center city last night to take action demanding tougher gun laws and lifting each other up in prayer. state and local lawmakers and religious leaders urged people to contact their state representatives.
>> people need to act. not a moment of silence but a moment of action. >> 21-year-old tiara parker also took to the stage to share her story. the west philadelphia native survived the pulse nightclub shooting in orlando last year. her 18-year-old cousin was among one of the 49 people who were killed in that. >> and we continue to update at the latest from las vegas on air and online on 6abc.com we've also posted information on how you can help the victims of the shooting. >> a father faces third degree murder charges in a crash that killed his two-year-old son. police in bucks county say it all happened as the father was fleeing a store with stolen goods. "action news" reporter jeanette reyes is live outside the district attorney's office in doylestown with the full story. jeanette. >> reporter: well, matt, that father is now facing a list of charges this morning and an investigation is under way but a lot of people asking themselves how could a father leave his dying child in the middle of the road, this after
buying -- stealing a set of speakers. a child is dead and his father in jail all over a 200-dollar stolen speaker set from wal-mart. tuesday night this was the scene as officers walked christopher kuhn from the hospital to the tullytown police station for processing. authorities say the 27-year-old was attempting to get away from the scene with his two-year-old in the back seat when he ran a red light at the intersection of route 13 and levittown parkway and collided with another suv driven by fernando merando. >> gold jeep with the suspect was driving had rolled once. the two-year-old -- approximately two-year-old child that was in the car with the suspect was ejected from the vehicle. >> the toddler's body lay on the street as his father made a run for it. officers arrived quickly.
they chased kuhn down as others attended to the child. >> began assessing the small child 'cause he was ejected from the vehicle. they did cpr and first aid until the rescue squad transported. >> reporter: and that child was pronounced dead at the hospital. meanwhile kuhn is placing third degree murder charge homicide by vehicle and retail theft. reporting live jeanette reyes channel6 "action news." >> thank you jeanette. autopsies are scheduled today for the victims of a double murder in allentown. the lehigh county coroner identified one of the men as 28-year-old richard vera jr. the other man is 24 years old. they were both shot and killed in broad daylight yesterday on the 700 block of north fourth street. so far there's no word on suspects or a motive. >> fire at the sunoco logistics plant in delaware county brought out a huge response from emergency personnel. smoke and flames broke out
inside the building on hog island road in tinicum township around 6:30 last night. crews placed it under control just over an hour later without any injuries. >> ♪ >> happening today, schools in the pinelands regional district in south jersey will be closed again for air quality testing. concerns were brought up about a construction project at the high school during a school board meeting this week. the acting superintendent canceled classes as a precautionary measure. air samples taken at the school two month ago month ago did not detect anything harmful. >> a passerby finds a 12-year-old girl who had fallen into an open sewer while walking to school. >> a teacher faces charges on claims that he arrived for class drunk. karen. >> as we're heading out the door right now we are seeing a little bit of fog isn't inn some spots especially north and west of the city so you'll want to watch for that. that temperature right now is
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58 degrees. the dewpoint is 52. that's going to be the rise this week so you'll start to feel more humid once again. the winds are calm. the pressure is falling and the ocean temperature has dipped to the 60's. satellite and radar showing nothing happening right now. we still have this high pressure in control. it's been a beautiful streak of weather. wall to wall sunshine and this is kind of the last day of the clear skies. as we look at how temperatures climb, they really are climbing quite a bit. we'll be starting off with patchy fog north and west, temperatures in the low 50 but you can see by hour by hour we're climbing steadily today dropping from the low 50's to the upper 70's for your high. 78 degrees. so, even warmer than yesterday. looking at lunchtime, low 70's, upper 70's by 3, 4 o'clock. you're sitting here that high of 78 degrees today with lots of sunshine. for allergy sufferers it's been a pretty tough ride lately with the very dry conditions that we've had. that makes the weeds and mold on the higher side so you'll continue to have those problems if you've been
suffering from allergies. that's not going to stop today. as we look to tomorrow we're looking at the temperatures into the 80's, well well above average for this time of year. it's going to start to feel rather sticky. we have a front that approaches from the west and it just kind of stalls over our area. we're not going to get any real rain out of this but we'll see more cloud cover so you'll see that change coming up here in the seven-day forecast starting with today, it is warm and it is sunny, 78 degrees. hey, we've got another beauty. a day similar to the past couple days, a nice weather streak. tomorrow things change a little bit. we go into the 80's so the temperature changes. we add some humidity. we also add some more cloud cover so the sky not quite as crystal clear as it has been. friday partly sunny skies, 82. maybe a shower northwest. most people stay dry. saturday very warm, 82 degrees. can't rule out a shower but most of the day once again is dry. you have that front kind of lingering near us. on sunday we have more clouds than sunshine, so some sunshine.
it's humid for the eagles game, once again not feeling quite like football weather. 82 degrees for your high. on monday, columbus day the rain really arrives, much needed rain and looks like we get a soaking and that will hold temperatures down to 79 degrees. a couple showers may linger on tuesday. we'll have a high of 80 degrees, so we've been really looking for some rain. we haven't had much of any in the past three weeks and it looks like we've got one soaker on that seven-day forecast for you. >> maybe the eagles will be wishing they could play in shorts than the full-on leg gings. police arrested a group of protester. many demonstrators were taken into custody after they got off the interstate and began marching down another street. protests throughout the city began last month when a judge acquitted a white police officer of the, excuse me, controversial shooting and killing of a black man. a proposal was filed this week that would limit the way police respond to protests. police have drawn criticism for using chemical agents and
dispersing crowds. >> new on "action news" a 12-year-old girl fell into an open sewer while walking to school in buffalo, new york. grace knox fell 12 feet into the sewer yesterday morning. the seventh grader stood in a foot of rushing water for an hour before a passerby heard her screams for help. >> i just want to say to him personally thank you and god bless you for that. >> grace was taken to the hospital with a broken ankle and a very low body temperature. she is expected to be okay. it's not known why the hole wasn't covered. the spokesman for the city of buffalo says crews were not doing sewer work in the area. >> also new a special education teacher in northern california is suspected of being drunk in the classroom. he was arrested on monday. several administrators confronted him in his classroom after a student complained about his behavior. he's charged with disorderly conduct, child cruelty and assault and battery on school property.
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>> ♪ >> it's october 4th, 10/four good buddy and we're getting ready at philadelphia international airport on this wednesday morning although it still looks like a pretty quiet scene at this hour and luckily it's quiet only many of our roads, although we have a lot of overnight construction crews outer and out and about including i-95 by route one. a lane blocked in both directions. you see the flashing lights but you don't see any delays. traffic is moving fine in that one lane that's available in both directions. if you're traveling through south philadelphia i would stick with 95. don't try and use columbus boulevard. that's still blocked between oregon and packer because of that hazmat situation that i was telling you about during the rush hour last evening. still blocked at this hour. on the schuylkill westbound they're still wrapping up at 30th street but should be gone any minute. they cleared from the westbound lanes around gulph mills. they lasted a little longer on this ramp from the blue route southbound to the schuylkill westbound. everything is reopened. couple accidents we've been
watching in montgomery county in hatfield there was one along 309 at unionville pike by the wawa. that just cleared out. we're still watching one in lansdale along fourth at ridge. in delco overnight milling and paving work still going on along springfield road. this is each night this week, 7:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. so only the next 10 minutes but i would stick with oak lane if you're headed out right this moment. tam. >> thank you, matt. now for your first look at business. the largest hack in history is even bigger this morning. yahoo says every one of its accounts was affected in a data breach that happened in august 2013. that includes e-mail tumbler and flicker. this adds up to 3 billion accounts. that's triple what they first announced. yahoo already required all users users to change their password back in december. check the fridge. if you shop at aldi. more than 38,000 pounds of ground turkey are under recall in pa and eight other states. the government says it might
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>> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program with matt o'donnell, tamala edwards, karen rogers and meteorologist, david murphy. >> ♪ >> good morning. it's 5:00 a.m. on this wednesday october 4th. here's what we're following on "action news." >> the girlfriend of the man who carried out the las vegas massacre is back in the united states. while we learn more about a little league coach from pennsylvania who was among the victims. >> and new this morning scary moments for a father when someone takes offer off with his suv in the tioga-nicetown section with his son still in the back seat. >> summer is making a comeback again. we're timing out when the temperatures return to the 80's. >> we will miss it soon enough so i'm happy to have it stick around. we've got karen we've got kn rogers in